May 23, 2016 - Industry News
Sixteen-year company veteran Merrick Murphy has been named president of the Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products business.
Tags: Leadership, Wheels, Alcoa, People
February 11, 2016 - Industry News
Modern Tire Dealer and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines have completed an in-depth research project that provides an expansive look at truck tires and their maintenance.
Tags: Tires, Wheels
January 27, 2016 - Product News
At HDAW, component supplier Accuride launched its EverSteel wheel technology, designed to prevent corrosion in steel wheels, as well as two new lightweight aluminum wheels.
Tags: Corrosion, Wheels, Aluminum, Accuride
November 16, 2015 - Industry News
Accuride announced Monday that it has realigned its organization and upgraded its leadership team to support the company’s plans to grow as a supplier of wheel-end products to the global commercial vehicle industry.
Tags: Leadership, Gunite, Wheels, Accuride, People, Global
September 28, 2015 - Industry News
Alcoa’s board of directors unanimously approved a plan to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies.
Tags: Leadership, Wheels, Alcoa
August 3, 2015 - Product News
Alcoa will release the latest version of its Wheel Service Manual later this summer, the company announced.
Tags: Wheels, Alcoa, Parts and Service
July 28, 2015 - Industry News
Alcoa is incorporating its Wheel & Transportation Products and Alcoa Building & Construction Systems units into a single new business segment called Transportation and Construction Solutions.
Tags: Wheels, Alcoa
July 27, 2015 - Industry News
Truck component manufacturer Accuride achieved record profitability in the second quarter of the year and a big improvement from the first quarter.
Tags: Economy, Accuride, Earnings, Wheels
July 6, 2015 - Industry News
Wheel-end parts manufacturer RevHD has launched a free wheel-end training course on its website for training and certifying mechanics on wheel-end repairs.
Tags: Technician Training, Wheels, Wheel Ends, RevHD
April 27, 2015 - Industry News
Truck component supplier Accuride Corp. nearly broke even the first quarter of the year after losing more money a year earlier.
Tags: Accuride, Earnings, Wheels, Gunite
April 9, 2015 - Industry News
Alcoa reported strong profits for the first quarter, saying its transformation "is fully on course," and is bullish about the commercial vehicle market.
Tags: Alcoa, Earnings, Wheels
March 26, 2015 - Industry News
Building on the success of its predecessor, Alcoa is bringing to market the Dura-Bright EVO wheel, said to be highly resistant to corrosion caused by road salts and weather elements, and more resistant to cleaning chemicals.
Tags: Wheels, Alcoa, MATS, Mid-America Trucking Show
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
The strong commercial truck market has helped Accuride Corp. to a second profitable quarter in a row, with a number of analysts upgrading their advice on the company's stock.
Tags: Wheels, Accuride, Earnings
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
Accuride Corp. says its Fix and Grow strategy is working, reporting operating income for the second quarter doubled year over year. The first half of 2014 is the first time it's reported positive net income since 2007.
Tags: Wheels, Accuride, Earnings, Brake Drums
July 22, 2014 - Industry News
Truckers who share interesting photos of their trucks with Alcoa wheels can share them on Twitter and Instagram for a chance to win merchandise from the company.
Tags: Twitter, Wheels, Alcoa
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
A proposed Minnesota ban on lead wheel weights for all vehicles within the state, including passenger and commercial vehicles, has passed a final vote in both the state house and senate and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton.
Tags: Minnesota, Regulations, Lead Wheel Weights, Tires, Aftermarket, Wheels
April 8, 2014 - Industry News
Webb Wheel Severe Duty has announced the appointments of Nate Nielsen as director of sales and Jeremy Zills to manager of engineering. These latest organizational changes at Webb Severe Duty are components in the strategic plans of the business unit to focus on premium value-add brake drum solutions for severe duty applications such as transit bus, motor coach, and refuse trucks.
Tags: Webb Wheel, People, Wheels
March 9, 2014 - Industry News
TMC, NASHVILLE – Accuride unveiled two new aluminum wheels for wide-single tires that are up to 4 pounds lighter than the models they replace. With the addition of the Accu-Lite Duplex line of aluminum wheels to its portfolio, Accuride claims it has the lightest-weight range of standard aluminum wheels in North America.
Tags: TMC, Accuride, Wheels, Lightweighting
February 24, 2014 - Industry News
Double Coin Tires and CMA now has a second North American distribution center with the opening of a West Coast distribution center in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Tags: Double Coin, Tires, Wheels, CMA
February 20, 2014 - Industry News
Continental Tire the Americas has appointed new management to its Commercial Vehicle Tire group, which encompasses medium radial truck tires and commercial specialty tires.
Tags: Continental, Leadership, Tires, Wheels, People
February 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network continues to expand with the addition of a new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Aftermarket, Wheels, Expansion
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
Citing safety and a concern about counterfeit parts, Shaun Shroff, vice president of DuraBrake, says the company is forming the Wheel End Manufacturers Association, Linkedin Group.
Tags: Aftermarket, Wheels, Brakes, HDAW
January 7, 2014 - Industry News
Perfect Equipment Inc., a wheel balance weight company, has updated its operating name to Wegmann Automotive USA Inc. The 75-year-old product brand name Perfect Equipment will remain unchanged and stay as a key member of the company’s brand portfolio.
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new Commercial Tire & Service Center to its network in Tulsa, Okla., expanding its offerings in the state.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Wheels, Expansion
October 17, 2013 - Industry News
Apollo Tyres Ltd. did not take Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s lawsuit and allegations lightly. Cooper says Apollo is not meeting the terms of the merger agreement. Apollo claims it's Cooper that is in violation of the agreement.
Tags: Wheels, Mergers & Acquisitions
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